The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

Infopro Learning

Recently, we’ve written several articles about the importance of connecting learning outcomes to business results (performance transformation), including a very popular article by our VP of Learning, Arun Prakash, published on TrainingIndustry.com, titled “ Flipped Kirkpatrick: Designing Learning Journeys for Business Impact ”. It should have been no surprise, that we also listed performance transformation as one of three key levers for Learning and Development leaders.

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The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

Infopro Learning

In “The Three Levers of a Successful CLO” guide , we define these levers and why they matter most to the success of all leaders in the L&D organization. But, it is the job of the CLO to take a bigger picture view of their organization and to not solve for individual problems. Instead, the most successful CLOs measure their success by their ability to impact these three areas: 01 Performance Transformation. Content Development Instructional Design Leadership Development

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Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

CLO Magazine

We recently sat down for a conversation with Kevin Wilde, an Executive Leadership Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business. In 2007, he was named CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development?

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Sydney Savion is the 2020 CLO of the year

CLO Magazine

Each year, the Chief Learning Officer of the Year Award is presented to an individual learning executive who delivers the most exemplary development and guidance, is a strategic business partner and provides essential leadership to the organizational learning and development function.

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Soft leadership vs. hard leadership

CLO Magazine

Soft skills are the deciding factor for successful soft leadership. Hence, soft leadership equips organizations with several advantages for achieving excellence and effectiveness. However, soft leadership facilitates change smoothly and successfully. Hard versus soft leadership.

Do You Need a CCO and CLO?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Should your organization have a CCO and CLO? I agree with Hebert and I have similar concerns with having a CLO (Chief Learning Officer). Learning is what employees in high performance organizations must do continuously as part of their jobs. Don’t put all the emphasis on a course catalogue and don’t hire a CLO. A high performance culture and continuous employee learning will not become woven into the fabric of the organization.

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

To achieve that goal, the company needed to shift its leadership culture to adopt a more long-term view of developing and reskilling the workforce, says Sergio Ezama, PepsiCo’s chief talent officer and CHRO of global functions and groups. “It Illustrations by Jonathan Bartlett.

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CLO Q&A: Learning and the Performance Review

CLO Magazine

Jeff Orlando is chief learning officer, leader development & performance for Deloitte where he’s worked for the last 10 years. He sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Philadelphia in March and shared his perspective on the role of a learning executive, his background as an industrial-organizational psychologist and his advice for CLOs. Jeff Orlando, chief learning officer, leader development & performance, Deloitte.

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Leadership in the Great Acceleration

CLO Magazine

We have been watching how the Great Acceleration is reshaping businesses and leadership. A bureaucratic structure and the command-and-control leadership style slowed down decision-making and innovation. A one-size-fits-all leadership approach really never worked.

CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. We should be thinking about how to start tracking meaningful activity in social networks, the value of performance support and more, not old stuff about courses. And , how to tie it back to important deltas in organizational performance. If you are putting in performance support (e.g.

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Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

You may or may not have the ability to invest in leadership development right now, yet your organization needs effective leaders to stay competitive in this season of volatility. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed? Develop leadership by doing leadership.

Leadership development is creating a dilemma

CLO Magazine

These shifts create a need for most organizations to change, which demands more and better leadership development. The result is a record amount of investment in leadership development — more than $200 billion globally. Leadership descriptions come in all sizes, shapes and designs.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

That’s when he realized he wanted to build a career in educational leadership. “I By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Gandarilla’s rapid evolution from consultant to leadership required him to mature quickly into a leader who can command the respect and loyalty of his teams. Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”.

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5 ways to improve remote performance evaluations

CLO Magazine

As more time goes on between “what used to be” and “the new normal,” the need to establish updated procedures for employee-performance conversations has become imperative. About three years ago, University of Phoenix did away with annual performance reviews in favor of quarterly check-ins.

Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO. Woolsey also helped launch the Services Acquisition Workshop Program that same year, a success for DAU’s overall business performance.

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The Education of a CLO

CLO Magazine

In my first job, I was earning a bit more than Belichick did in his, but the common thread was our love of teaching, coaching and a desire to create an environment where the students could put their best effort forward to reach higher levels of performance. In my view, the role is one part educator, one part coach, and the final part is as the standard-bearer for organizational performance. This culture starts with a CLO modeling the behaviors and expectations for high performance.

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Mastering Organizational Leadership

CLO Magazine

and co-author of “Servant Leadership in Action.” ” Just as leading a team is more complicated than one-on-one leadership, leading an entire organization is more complicated than leading a single team. Yet organizational leadership is worth mastering because an effective leader’s influence on an organization can bring people and systems together into a harmonious whole. The second step is to adapt your leadership style to that development stage.

Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO. Woolsey also helped launch the Services Acquisition Workshop Program that same year, a success for DAU’s overall business performance.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In her first few months as EY’s CLO, Sugrue presented her vision for learning at the company: to increase the alignment, effectiveness and brand of learning at EY. One of the first things she did was to simplify and standardize one indicator of the learning function’s performance: the feedback survey that participants complete after learning, often referred to as level 1 evaluation. We can correlate patterns of consumption with performance and provide better guidance to learners.”.

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Deploy brain-friendly leadership models in your organization

CLO Magazine

How does your organization define what “good” leadership looks like? Too often, there is a lack of alignment around an organization’s leadership model , a specific set of phrases that is designed to guide leadership behavior across a particular organization.

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Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” These are self leadership, one-on-one leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership. The bull’s-eye in the middle — self leadership — is the heart of the four spheres. It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. The key to successful one-on-one leadership is the ability to develop a trusting relationship with another person.

CLO Q&A: Leaders Need to Be Psychiatrists

CLO Magazine

and KPMG, Kennedy sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in New York in May to share his perspective on the role of the learning executive, his career path and the keys to effective leadership. For more on Kennedy’s talk along with highlights from the full event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. You said much of leadership development is helping leaders become mini-psychiatrists.

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Assess Blended Learning Programs to Improve Business Performance

Upside Learning

Did you ever imagine the day would come where you could use: A game of World of Warcraft to build leadership skills? Well, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at a leading management consulting, technology […]. Augmented reality to deliver dental training? Train online avatars to transform offline? It’s just like it is in the movies, right? Blended Learning

Leadership development should begin with “why” — and that’s usually not behavior change

CLO Magazine

For leadership development, this should be impact and not behavior. Let’s review how leadership development accountability has evolved. The focus was on how participants reacted to leadership development. When implementing a leadership program, you have a choice.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance. What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? To do this entails a performance consulting model used in collaboration with other HR executives — both functional specialists and generalists.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. For example, it was considered very important for future CLOs to have been involved in enterprise-wide projects such as improving operational performance, changing a culture, managing a high-profile campaign, improving a business process or launching a product — the experience side of the equation.

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Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. In fact, many studies have indicated that organizations that are servant-led actually perform better and yield higher returns. It is specifically good for business to practice servant leadership within your organization. Seven Pillars of Servant Leadership” by James W.

Kung Fu Leadership

CLO Magazine

But one performer stands above the rest, like a tall crane gracefully navigating through a flock of pecking pigeons. Bruce Lee was more than just a dynamic actor and performer who made such legends of the genre as “Enter the Dragon” and “Fist of Fury.” For practitioners of the learning arts, there’s a useful leadership philosophy tucked in among Lee’s high-flying feats that resonates in the age of networked organizations and machine-driven artificial intelligence.

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. As a result, there’s a need to change the ways people access leadership coaching and training. Over the past three months, the increase in remote workers has exposed many underlying problems in traditional coaching and leadership training methods. The reality is leadership training needs to evolve.

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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Investment in leadership development continues to be critically important

CLO Magazine

The truth is that the topic might not be new, but investment in leadership development continues to be critically important — and the need to spread the word persists. Organizational success is driven by strong leadership, and companies that invest in leadership training consistently appear on most-admired and best-of lists. And yet, some companies still need to be convinced that leadership development relates directly to organizational success.

3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO

Training Industry

The goal is to inculcate an organizational culture, set of leadership principles, ethical standards, diversity and inclusion values, or strategic direction. Sharon Sloane, president and CEO of WILL Interactive, has 30 years designing leading-edge instructional systems for behavior modification and performance improvement. When discussing training, the debate rages. How long is short enough and how short is long enough?

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The nature of change in careers and organizations justifies the need to continually learn, but even without this need the value of learning-focused leadership exists. Recent research published in a Harvard Business Review article, “Good Leaders Are Good Learners,” found that leaders who were in “learning mode” developed better leadership skills than their peers not in learning mode. Learning-focused leadership is not a leadership style.

CLO's Top Stories of 2012

There Is No Chalk

I received ISPI's Performance Digest for the day, and I was struck by the lack of substance. Indeed, a couple of the stories seem to conflict ("Change Management vs. Change Leadership" and "Rise of the Change Manager"), many are the obvious ("The Best Approach to Training", "Stop Long, Boring Staff Training; Start Short, Social Learning Modules"), others are laments ("Intelligence Lost: The. workplace learning and performance wlp instructional systems design HPT HPI

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Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr

Everwise

As a legend in the world of Learning and Development, Steve Kerr has a storied career championing leadership development at companies like Goldman Sachs and GE. Performance equals ability and motivation. This is the only way to get optimal employee performance. HR leaders need to follow this model, originally created by the Center for Creative Leadership , to ensure employees have opportunities to learn by doing, not just by attending training seminars.

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Psychological safety: an overlooked secret to organizational performance

CLO Magazine

The post Psychological safety: an overlooked secret to organizational performance appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Have you ever worked on a team with low psychological safety? How about with high psychological safety?

Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results

CLO Magazine

Leadership happens in the nuanced shifts that occur first in the leader’s mind. They link team performance to organizational outcomes, and they provide clarity around goals. The post Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership Development Growth mindset leadership mindsets

How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13)

Elucidat

This week, we spoke to David DeFilippo about the role of a CLO and knowing when to push back to generate real impact. To be able to reach all of one’s employees and to be able to do that at scale, the workplace has to be pretty much like what it’s like to be at home and be able to have easy access through Google to performance support. The performance management process is key to keeping the human connection at scale. “ Where does learning really happen at scale?

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

CLO Magazine

Blanda’s gridiron performance makes a great metaphor for the kind of multitasking Sobel said is demanded of modern educators. They need to have the leadership and acumen to run with the ball and execute efficiently. And they need to turn learning into a strategic force that kicks employee performance into high gear and returns a positive impact on the bottom line. Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats. CLOs are no different.

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Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Tungli, the founder and managing partner for Developing Global Leaders Asia, and her team recently designed two new leadership programs specifically for women: an advance and thrive course for women in senior management and an acceleration course for women with five years of experience. There have been so many studies that show empowering women and putting more women in leadership positions isn’t just the right or the nice thing to do.